I was reading an article on the BCS Blogs today about innovation, and whether it is a process or culture piece. It made me reconsider some of the work I am doing and its relationship to a “Creativity, Innovation and Change” course that I did as part of my MBA study. The field of innovation and how to encourage and manage it is rich picking for academics and consultants alike. Read the rest of this entry »
I have just run into one of those resources on the internet that seems worth sharing. It is a set of articles, tools and techniques about quality improvement that have obviously been built by a practitioner over a number of years.
The sections are:
- The Quality Toolbook: http://syque.com/quality_tools/toolbook/toolbook.htm
- Tools of the trade: http://syque.com/quality_tools/tools/tools.htm
There are many other potentially useful sections but these are the ones that really caught my attantion. If you need a summary of quality improvement approaches then this looks like a good place to browse.
A while ago I presented a headline summary of CMMi, mainly because a quick and dirty overview didn’t seem to be available. I was looking for slightly more information without going into the full details, however, and came across this tutorial page:
I thought it was worth sharing because it goes down into a little more detail. If you printed out everything on the site it is just over 20 pages worth of information, and it has been presented in a fairly clear way. Much of the material seems to have been copied from the main CMMi site material, but the summarising and presentation is useful.